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Diego Godín

Published : Jan 12 2017 | Modified : Jan 12 2017

Diego Godí’s full name is Diego Roberto Godin Leal. He was born in 16 February in the year 1986. He is an Uruguay professional footballer and plays for the Spanish Club under the name of Atletico Madrid while playing also for the Uruguay National team where he is a central defender. He spent most of the professional career in the city of Spain and he represents Atletico Madrid and Villarreal. He won six major titles with his team. As a Uruguay international from 2005, he had appeared in two different world cups with four Copa America Tournaments when he won 2011 edition for the latter competition.

From his biography, Diego Godín, was born in the city of Rosario and he started the football career together with C.A and transferred to be on the top division powerhouse club for Club Nacional de Football and he become the captain faster because of professionalism and maturity.

In the year 2007, Godin had to sign five year deal together with La Liga under Villarreal CF. He scored for his second game with the 2-3 loss against the CA Osasuna on date 7 October and he was participating in 24 matches in the best league placement of the club. He consolidated the starting position with the subsequent season and he was partnering with Argentine Gonzalo Rodriguez for the heart for back four.

Diego Godín experienced the best season in the year 2010 with 36 games and three goals. He got a transfer to go to Atletico Madrid for five year contract. The two clubs agreed with initial fee that was estimated to be around 6.6 million to 8 million. He made the official debut for the Colcheneros on 27th when he was playing 2-0 win against the Inter Milan for the UEFA Super Cup season. In the year 2013, he signed a new contract under Atletico and it keeps him within this club up to 2018.

Diego Godín made the debut for his country Uruguay when he played in friendly defeat against Mexico in the city of Guadalajara. Another international goal came when he exhibited a game with the Serbia and Montenegro in 2006. He represented his nation to the 2007 Copa America when he played in the opening of 0-3 defeat against Peru and lost his place to Andre Scotti who was playing under La Celeste Run and stayed on the Fourth Place.

Godin was chosen to be in the squad of the 2010 FIFA World Cup that took place in South Africa and he started the opening match that was played against France in the city of Cape Town. He played in more other matches for the semi finalists. Diego Godín’s parents are Iris Leal and Julio Godin. His girlfriend is Sofia Herrera; his yearly salary is 7,500,000 pounds while his net worth is around 18 million pounds.

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